Chandigarh, October 7

Senior Vice Chairman of Punjab Youth Development Board (PYDB) Prince Khullar today takes the charge of his office at Municipal Bhawan Sector-35 in the presence of Local Government, Parliamentary Affairs, Elections, Removal of Grievances Minister Mr. Brahm Mohindra, Medical Education & Research, Freedom Fighters, Food Processing Minister Mr. O.P. Soni and Sports, Youth Services & NRIs Affairs Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi.

While congratulating Mr. Khullar, a former Secretary of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee and dedicated party worker, Sports & Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi expressed hope that he will take full responsibility of his new assignment and serve the youth of the state diligently. Mr. Khullar is also holding the post of Chairman of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (Social welfare and Education Cell) and member of State Health Mission from three years. He also held various prominent positions in the party such as General Secretary Punjab Youth Congress and General Secretary of District Congress Committee Urban Amritsar.

Cabinet Minister Mr. Brahm Mohindra and Mr. O.P. Soni also extended warm greetings to Senior Vice Chairman Prince Khullar and wished him great success to achieve future endeavour. On this occasion expressing grave concern on the trend of drugs in youths, Mr. Khullar said that the Punjab Government is already tackling this menace vigorously and now the onus is on our youngsters to eradicate this menace from its roots. Punjab Youth Development Board will take this battle to its peak with the help of the state government and Punjab will revive its historic glory as a sporting hub. He said that he although formally attained the position today but he is working to channelize the potential of the youth in a constructive way from the beginning of his political career. He said that as Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has reposed faith in him to assign this post, he will do his best to meet his aspirations.

Among others who were present on the occasion are Member Parliament Gurjeet Aujla, MLA Dr. Raj Kumar Verka, Chairman of PYDB Sukhwinder Bindra, Chairman Punjab State Food Commission DP Reddy, General Secretary PYDB Mohit Mohindra, Gurjot Dhindsa, Nirmal Dullat, Jaspreet Dhunna, Vikram, AP Singh, Karan Boparai, Member PPSC Loknath Angra, Chairman State Agriculture Development Bank Kamaldeep, Chairman PUNSEED Jugal Kishore and Vice Chairman Punjab Agro Bunny Sandhu.

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